Introducing The Pellys; preorder up for debut Hail Jake EP 19 September 2016

Please welcome The Pellys to Bear Kids Recordings! We are proud to be digitally releasing their debut release, the Hail Jake EP, on October 7th. These guys are straight out of the suburbs of Grayson, Georgia, but poised to make a splash in Atlanta. With the scrappy and jangly garage-pop stylings of brothers-in-arms Twin Peaks, The Orwells, and Girls, and lyrics that reflect a lovelorn wisdom, The Pellys are ready to demonstrate just why they are one of Atlanta's best new rock bands. Stay tuned for more, but in the meantime, get to know the band at their Facebook page and revisit the premiere of the first track off their upcoming EP, "Shiny Things,"...

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Introducing Slow Parade; "Bangs" single premiere up at Immersive Atlanta 16 September 2016

Welcome Slow Parade to the Bear Kids family! Slow Parade is the musical vehicle for songwriter Matthew Pendrick, and we're super proud to help them release a new digital single "Bangs" b/w "Jackpot" on September 23rd.Immersive Atlanta premiered the A-side track, saying "'Bangs' reveals a warm and ragged side to Slow Parade’s songwriting, and it’s nice to hear them tear through it with upbeat abandon." See what else they have to say over at their website, and stream the song there or below.


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Shampoo unveils official video for "Shy Guy" 15 September 2016

Shampoo's well-received and critically acclaimed debut LP Terrible Heat campaign continues to roll along, this time with a stunning visual accompaniment for the standout track "Shy Guy." Premiering over at Immersive Atlanta, the video was directed by Alessandra Hoshor and Addison Adams with assistance in cinematography and set design by John Manfredi and Jordan Stubbs, respectively. Head over to Immersive for their take on the video, which you can also watch below.


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Wasted Wine debuting video game at Dragon*Con 1 September 2016

Wasted Wine is known for their off-kilter music and unconventional style, something that makes us personally very fond of them. The band is playing every day this year at Dragon*Con, starting with an epic kickoff tonight at midnight, and tabling when not performing. True to their style, they are celebrating Dragon*Con with the debut of a new game called "Escape from the Hypnosis Center," which looks a little bit like Doom except they're shooting cassette tapes instead of bullets. It looks quite amazing. If you're at D*C this year, stop by and give it a try. And of course we still, amazingly, have a few copies of Wasted Wine vs. The Hypnosis Center available in Read More

Pony League release official video for "Harder Than a Rick Ankiel" 25 August 2016

Pony League have released a music video for their single "Harder Than a Rick Ankiel," released earlier this year digitally and as a cassingle backed with B-side "Bad Habit," available in our store.

The video, which premiered at Immersive Atlanta, shows the boys doing what they do best on a Sunday afternoon. Rick Ankiel himself even gave the band a call to congratulate them and offer some advice. Read more about it here.


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Bear Kids unveils new website and a better web store 18 August 2016

After many trials and tribulations with our last website and the content management system from Hell, we have decided to leave it for dead and start anew. Enter this new, simple, clean, and fast upgraded version.

We are now including selling digital downloads direct from our store, which works much like Bandcamp in that you are able to select any format you want, e.g. mp3, FLAC, etc. This is an excellent alternative to iTunes, Amazon, and Google and we (the label and the artists) get a much more favorable portion of your purchase when ordering this way. We are certainly not abandoning our worldwide digital distribution to those retailers or any streaming services, but we are happy to be able to...

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